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literati

noun [plural]     /ˌlɪt.ərˈɑː.tiː/ US  /ˌlɪt̬.əˈrɑː.t̬iː/
people with a good education who know a lot about literature: Her novels are popular with university literati, but they have failed to attract a wider audience. → Compare glitteratiExperts and specialists
(Definition of literati noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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